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U.S. cancer deaths rose by 5,400 in 2005

AP/Yahoo News, February 20, 2008
U.S. cancer deaths rose by more than 5,000 in 2005, a somewhat disappointing reversal of a two-year downward trend, the American Cancer Society said in a report. The cancer death rate has been dropping since the early 1990s, and early in this decade was declining by about 1 percent a year.